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(male announcer) this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now. >> the motive remains a mystery. tonight federal agents are zeroing in. on how the boston marathon bombing was carried out. federal agents do now know the apparent method used -- the f-b-i says. a pressure cooker and black bag were part of a bomb. what we know tonight: three blasts. and more than 180 people
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injured. after the twin explosions ripped through the crowded finish line are on monday. but. it is still not known who is behind the deadly attack.whether they are foreign or domestic terrorists. and why. president obama plans to visit boston on thursday to attend an interfaith service in honor of the victims. hundreds of people gathered tonight on the boston common for a vigil to honor the victims. the crowd sang songs and lit candles. they held signs that read - "peace here and everywhere." mourners tonight said, the people of boston would not be afraid. there was a heavy military presence on the boston common. with dozens of national guard troops standing by.
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it has been reported and that this backpack/bag is part of the bomb. and that shrapnel became air born. nails were inside of the pressure cooker to become shrapnel. you can see the lettering on that the fbi is processing these items in a laboratory. they will try to track this down and hopefully the suspects will be able to be found. this is heavy-duty metal. that became a weapon and it was meant to harm humans. grant lodes, kron 4 numeronews >> a bay area boy was at
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the is scheduled to undergo another surgery tomorrow. he was wounded in the blast. 11 -year old aaron hern of martinez, was along the race route , cheering on his mom at the time of the explosion. >> it is heartbreaking that we have to go off and we are not comfortable the we are going to be safe. and i know that president obama will help to try to take care of this for us. he is a bright, athletic cad. please servile sports and does a great in school. please -- several sports and his athletic-- >> >> pam: and tonight -- a community fund raiser was held in the bay area for the 11 year old boy and his family. another fund raiser is planned for saturday. kron four's jeff bush shows you what tonights fundraiser was like. and explains what >> reporter: martinez is a very close knit community. so, when the word went out
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that the hern family was right there in boston at the time when one of those bombs went off, the owners of the roxx restaurant, here on main street, sprung into action. let's take some video and show you what it looked like inside and you can see the tail end of this fundraiser dinner that was supported and promoted by this restaurant. here, people from all around martinez came out to enjoy the meal but, also, to support the hern family. >> martinez is very community oriented. my grandchildren go to school with them. we just wanted to do something to help.: how has the >> reporter: turnout been? it looks pretty good.: it was >> phenomenal. we, actually, sold out. we had to shut the door. i couldn't have even planned for anything this successful. >> reporter: the owners of the roxx tell me they stopped counting at about 150 meals. they tell me that all the food was donated for this event. they are saying that all of the money they raised will go to help out with the hern family medical expenses and travel expenses. i'm jeff bush in martinez,
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kron four news. >> pam: we will continue to bring you the updates of and remember you can watch the weather forecast whenever it is convenient for you on our 24/7 bay area news channel. you can also get headlines and live traffic. it's on comcast 193 and you can also watch it live on ming up at 11:15 we will learn more about the victims. >> we will learn more. two incidents of vandalism >> pam: in san jose. appear to be connected a-t-&-t has announced a 250-thousand dollar reward for informatioin that would lead to an arrest of a suspect or suspects responsible for cutting a-t- &-t fiber optic cables. this is video from bour helicopter partnership with abc-7 news it shows the p-g&e sub- station on metcalf road which was targeted by a gunman just before 2 oclock -this morning. santa clara county sheriff laurie smith says just prior to that someone cut a-t&t fiber optic cables. affecting 9-1-1 emergency phone service in the south bay.
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an oil leak caused by the gunfire, has been contained by p-g&e. meanwhile, santa clara county is handling emergency phone service for affected a-t&t customers. details on the arrests and the chiefs reaction. >> reporter: five teenagers are in police custodycharged with killing e-m-t quinn boyer. police say the suspects admitted to their involvement in the crime. according to o-p-d, there was 1 trigger person, but all 5 are being charged with homicide, robbery, and car jacking. police say this is an isolated incident. all of the teens involed are between 14 and 16 years old and live in oakland. >> we believe this is a group of young juveniles that were hanging together and got into some real bad behavior. we have the
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suspect's car. >> reporter: police recovered the vehicle involved in the crime within 2 days. they are hoping to find the weapon in the near future. >> young men and women are finding it very easy to point a gun at someone and pull the trigger. this is unacceptable >> reporter: the district attorney will decide if they are charged as adults. in oakland alecia reid kron 4 news. >> jacqueline: it certainly was warmer. a number of places in the 60s. and in the south bay it was cooler along coast. with a cold night tonight. temperatures are not indicating that in places like napa. but it is in the 40's and the other
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places and the north bay. they are expected to get cold. with even frost advisories. chilly temperatures. overnight. with the wind dying down. and warmer conditions tomorrow. the warming trend will continue, i will have more on that, coming up. >> pam: as we're following developments in the deadly boston marathon bombng. coming up more more details on those killed. we'll hear from the victims' family members. plus three teenagers in court. accused of sexually assaulting a fellow classmate at a party. who later took her own life.
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>> pam: three teen boys appeared in juvenile court for a detention hearing today. they are accused in the alleged sexual battery and cyber -bullying of 15-year old audrey potts. there was no comment from attorneys for the pott's family, nor the three suspects. before or after the hearing at juvenile hall this morning in san jose. the boys were arrested last week at saratoga high school, in connection with the september 2012 incident. the assault allegedly occurred at a house party after potts passed out from drinking, according to her attorney. a week later, audrey potts hanged herself. when the lewd photographs of her. were digitally passed among classmates. a county prosecutor also declined to comment about the case specifically, but did outline what the court is considering. as it decides whether to release the boys from
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custody. on monday, the potts family and their attorney addressed the media. calling for the defendants to be tried in open court, as adults. a decision on that could take up to a month. >> gary: the giants in milwaukee. the a's want to beat up houston. and pat summerall has passed away. coming up, later. you kids should count yourselves lucky.
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>> pam: new information tonight surrounding the debate over gun control. tomorrow, the senate is set to vote on a series of gun control amendmants. including a bipartisan plan to expand background checks to more gun buyers. the plans is an effort by gun control supporters to tighten firearms laws in the wake of the newtown school massacre. the measure would also tighten laws against gun trafficking. and boost school safety aid. >> u-s senator roger wicker is targeted with a letter that tested positive with a potentially deadly poison. an envelope. tested positive for ricin. was addressed to the miss intercepted at an off- site screening center on capitol hill senator wicker and his staff is okay. he has been given a protective detail. ricin is a highly toxic substance. an amount the size of the head of a pin -- can kill an adult.
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>> more now on the boston marathon bombings. three people were killed. and nearly 200 were injured in the attack. doctors treating the victims say, they are growing increasingly optimistic that all of the injuried will survive. one of the three people killed has been identified as a chinese national and grad student at boston university. the other two are a 29 year old woman. and an eight year old boy. heart=rending images of pain and suffering from boston globe photographers. but this one may be even more painful. a schoolroom picture of eight year old martin richard, holding a sign
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saying "no more hurting people." martin was standing next to his father watching runners crossing the finish line. >> dispatcher: we have a multi casualty incident here >> pam: the boy took the full force of the blast. a pediatrician who tried to treat him at the scene told her husband. >> she thought he was african american because of all the soot and debris that was around. >> martin's sister lost a leg in the blast. his mother has a head injury. a neighbor says his father returned to their home late last night. >> "i saw him get out of the passenger seat and he looked like he was in a state of shock. i said 'bill.' he didn't answer me.
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he just walked very slowly into the house. so, his friend came over and i said 'is everything okay?' he said 'no martin was the little boy that was killed.' this morning the family of 29=year old krystle campbell confirmed that she was killed in the blast. >> she was always smiling and friendly. you could not ask for a better daughter. i cant believe it's happened doctors treating the injured say the bombs were packed with ball bearings and carpenters nails, designed to kill and maim. >> these patients came to us with completely mangled and for hour after hour, the surgical teams removed limb after limb. >> i've been moved and as a matter of fact really amazed by the resolve of our patients. i talked to some of them. i talked to some of the families. they're really amazing people. some of them woke up today with no leg, and they told me that they're happy to be alive.
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we will continue to follow this developing story. and bring you the latest updates here on kron 4. and on our website. at and remember you can watch the weather forecast whenever it is convenient for you on our 24/7 bay area news channel. >> jacqueline: a look a your extended forecast. a nice afternoon with temperatures in the '70s. we will continue the upward trend. as for get to the weekend. you can also get headlines and live traffic. it's on comcast 193 and you can also watch it live on r >> barry zito tries to keep his series of amazing going and new york yankee fans to honor this boston red sox. in sports. barry zito tries
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to keep his streak of going. . and something you never see. new york yankee fans red sox. gary has that story and the rest of the sports. next kron 4 news is rolling out a new program called kronfor the entire month of april, watch kron 4 news at eight in the morning or eight at night and you can earn valuable points you can cards or exclusive kron 4 items. day during those times, you then enter that word on kron points. click on rewards.
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>> gary: can you see that my hair continues! giants/brewers barry zito has not given up a run this season in 14 innings bottom 2nd/ scoreless carlos gomez solo home run off zito his scoreless streak is over at 15 innings to begin the season bottom 3rd yuniesky betancourt grand slam off zito 9-3 brewers zito his night over could only watch the sausage races
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final: 10-7 brewers this is kevin. >> pam: he would like to keep going without the sausage video. [laughter] tribe & yankees honor thornton to brent burns to made the ensuing save and houston is just not for the
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registered and they played sweet caroline. >> at the new york yankees game. the yankees beat the diamondbacks. and the sharks had a play off tonight. joey thorton. finished fourth. and the home ice advantage. tustin brown pokes it and.
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and go >> the sharks should not beef in fifth place, because they have that eight victories. >> and torres.. three-two = final score. pat summerall dies longtime nfl announcer pat summerall died today at age 82 of cardiac arrest in dallas, texas >> did to coach burt reynolds? >> yes. >> he was a defensive back. >> was see any blood? >> summerall spent a total of 50 years as part of the nfl, as a player and then hall of fame broadcaster on cbs and fox he broadcast 16 super bowls - more than any other announcerand he was the calm voice alongside john madden's "booms" and "bangs" summerall's final broadcast with madden was the 2002 super bowl here's what madden said about his longtime partner he was a great broadcaster and a great man. he was something very special. pat summerall is the voice of football and always will be." john madden
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49ers to work out montana nate montana, the oldest son of joe montana, is scheduled to be one of the players working out for 49ers as day tomorrow. he was a backup at his dad's two other schools before attending west virginia for 2,480 yards with 19 touchdowns and seven >> pam: good night.
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